All posts tagged “April Verch

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Lake Dore Waltz

Mac Beattie and the Ottawa Valley Melodiers… April Verch recently recorded a lovely version of this song. I believe she sings with her dad on this one.

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A great evening of music in Guelph

Last evening, Ted M and I drove out to Guelph Ontario for the Newberry and Verch performance. The Ever-Lovin’ Jug Band started the show and played a very entertaining set of mostly old jug band material, featuring banjolin, fiddle, guitar, jug, kazoo and a pecular… Read More

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Once a Day

I’m baking Easter bread this morning, and listening to April Verch’s fabulous new album, Once a day. This collection of classic Country & Western songs took me by surprise. I’ve been a fan of April Verch for years, and what I’ve come to expect is… Read More

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A big night for banjo enthusiasts

In a rare Toronto appearance, Bob Carlin played a great show at the Dakota Tavern tonight with our own Lonesome Ace Stringband. Bob is a master clawhammer banjo player. I’ve previously met him and taken some of his workshops at Midwest Banjo Camp. He learned… Read More

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Here’s Aubrey Atwater, clogging and playing banjo at the same time. Speaking of folk dancing, if you ever get a chance to see April Verch, the Ottawa Valley fiddler, don’t miss it. Not only is she a great fiddler but she dances up a storm… Read More